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. >> the city of houston is enjoying traffic from beijing as it welcomes air china to george bush intercontinental airport. >> supporters of both cities arrived on air china's flight last month you up celebrate the flight which runs four days a week. >> so many things beyond economics, so many rich culture to exchange. >> so far, air china says they are having no trouble filling up seats with business travelers from houston. air china's vice president and general manager for north america says he hopes the flight will foster stronger relations between the u.s. and china. >> we do have a mission to promote stronger ties between the united states and china. if this flight does that, we will be very happy. >> some expect the new flight will bring more chinese tourists to houston. which boasts the largest drivable chinatown in the u.s. >> former u.s. president bill clinton is visiting south africa to help support the fight against hiv-aids. we will hear from the former commander-in-chief after the break. >> experts from the united nations are expected to visit panama on next week to e
over a decade ago after 9/11 where george bush to get the patriot act through. huge battles. i want to know is obama ready? does he have the stomach to go into a legislative battle such as he's going to have to have? he wants this committee to report in 60 days that's going to fix the foreign surveillance court, 60 days. he's also got obama care coming up in 60 days and also a continuing resolution coming bin 60 days. do you think he has the stomach for this? >> no. he hasn't shown the character or shown the leadership to be able to do this because look that. he did this press conference on a friday. on a friday afternoon during the middle of august when hoping some people weren't watching and i think the real reason why he did this press conference and why it was so much about the nsa and the spying, was because he saw his negatives in the polling going up over 50%. there's several national polls right now that have his disapproval ratings over 50% and he's got real problems with his base and he was talking to his base today. he was saying know the spying is not that bad. the worst
disgusted in a whole parade of traders, and that includes john mccain, lindsey graham, george bush, who has sponsored the center in texas, and i suffered through two hours of propaganda out of the bush center, and they treat america as a whorehouse. stephen moore treats america like a whorehouse. it is not about the money. c-span keeps playing all of these people. i want to see some balance. one thing mentioned at the george bush center from the hispanic chamber of commerce guy, he was lobbing these wonderful hispanic companies. have any of them enrolled in either a five so they will be true to the 1986 amnesty, which, at that point, required all employers verify eligibility by these workers. they have not done it. we have george bush, mccain, they have done nothing but subvert the law for the last 25 years, and they are trying to put the nail in our coffin now. i would like to see more balance from c-span. there was a wonderful march for jobs in washington dc. i have seen none of that on c- span. i would love to see that. jeb, much loved in alabama, he was the speaker of the conference. th
announced a list of 16 honorees today for the medal of freedom. >>> form president george bush is back at home after a health scare this week. as you probably heard, he had a stint placed in an artery. the news came as a shock who regard president bush as a model of physical fitness. but there may be some good in the discovery and not just for mr. bush. tom foreman has this week's "american journey." >> reporter: in office and out, george w. bush has been regarded by many as the most fit president ever. mountain biking, swimming, golfing, weightlifting and laboring on his ranch. his annual physicals while in office found him in excellent health with no history of diabetes and low to very low coronary artery disease. so when physicians inserted a stint to reopen an artery, some people may have been stunned. but not dr. lerner. >> i think it is a case that people should go to their doctors and not assume because they exercise a lot they don't necessarily have a heart problem. >> reporter: he wrote a book called "when illness goes public" and says when famous people face illness, this is
that he sent a telegram of get well to george w. bush to emphasize there was an american. he got along with very well. if you were in the east room today in. >> does he need john boehner? does he need to have a better relationship with john boehner? to chuck's point earlier about mitch mcconnell, he's not going to do any deals with the democratic led white house on a grand bargain or anything else because of primary challenge in 2014. does president obama need a better relationship than he currently has which is basically no relationship with john boehner to get something big done? >> dennis is working on those relationships. maggie, what would you like to ask president obama today? >> i would like to ask him to explain the contradictory statements out of the white house and from him about the nsa surveillance program and what is the case and what isn't? >> all good questions. i think -- presumably some of those will be asked. thanks to you, chuck. god speed as you head to the white house where it will be an interesting press conference. >>> more rain is adding to the misery today in p
. the president is going off on vacation but the last commander in chief, george w. bush, also took his share of r and r. at this point in george w. bush's presidency, mark knoller with cbs figured this out, george w. bush had spent 367 days at his ranch in texas or at his family's compound in kennebunkport, maine. that, of course, according to mark knoller who says also, that president obama, who doesn't own a vacation home or have a family compound, has only spent 92 days of his presidency on vacation and before he heads out of town he's going to make more news. the president will be holding a news conference at the white house at 3:00 p.m. and, you know, i just got to say, and i always go back, ed rendell, to a maureen dowd column talking about first ladies and who the great first ladies were and how pat nixon was great at making peanut butter and jelly sandwiches that would relax richard nixon and as maureen said and she wasn't being sarcastic or snippy at all, if that put the president's head in a better place, to make decisions regarding china or the economy or -- then that's exactly what th
christie over with? >> sadly over amnesty. by the way, that's when the love affair ended with george bush too. not only me but a lot of conservatives. >> could ter, thanks for giving me time to ask one question. >> you're welcome. >> thanks. good to see you. >>> when we come back, we're going to tell you what other government agency could, in fact, be tied to the tax agency's enemy list and one thing is certain, the answer will make your blood boil. and tonight the feds are announcing new moves to track your neighborhoods and literally who lives in them and why. we're going to explain that example of government overreach. >>> and the latest attacks on oprah winfrey, a lot of brushbacks to her comments about trayvon martin. >>> first you get to select the video of the day. option number one, unbelievable footage of a horrific bus crash in china. if you want to see the tape in full, log on and twitt twitter @shaunhannity. and we will continue. [ male announcer ] this is betsy. her long day of pick ups and drop offs begins with arthritis pain... and a choice. take up to 6 tylenol in a day or
over? >> sadly, over amnesty. that is when it ended with george bush, too. not only for me but a lot of conservatives. >> sean: coulter thanks for giving me time to ask one question. >> you're welcome. >> sean: coming up next so called phony irs targeting scandal. we're going to tell what you other government agency could be tied to tax agency enemy list and one thing is certain. the answer will make your blood boil. feds announcing new moves to track your neighborhoods and who lives in them, and ychl we're going to explain that and latest attacks on oprah winfrey. a lot of comments about trayvon martin. we'll get to that and first, you get to select video of the day. option one unbelievable footage of the bus crash in china. if you want to see the tape in full log on hannity live doth fox news.com. you can vote on twitter at sean hannity. we'll continue. i'm sorry for your loss. still doesn't feel real. our time together was... so short. well, since you had progressive's total loss coverage, we were able to replace your totaled bike with a brand-new one. the tank, the exhaust... wel
blake former deputy assistant to president george bush. great to see you. first brad, i want to ask you this. if it is true, we reported a lot that it happen. we reported that it went beyond the cincinnati office, but not report with certainty that it stopped. how surprised are you? >> i am not surprised. it is out of control. the irs is so big and unweilding they can't be controlled we have a real problem and the fbi and justice department have yet to interview the agreed parties that are targeted by the irs for the political beliefs. >> they contacted and asked to be interviewed. >> jay sekulo came on and said they are waiting for someone to contact them. >> they haven't talked to anybody. and the president told us that this cannot stand. what has he done. he runs the justice department and super vises the fbi and runs the irs. >> you have to admit it is not an independent organization. >> i don't know if i should admit or not. >> this particular agent unnamed we don't know who it is. we know that dave camp on the ways and means committee and public and partisan and it is a partisan i
. >>> president george bush is still recovering from a blockage in his heart. as some health experts or officials are pointing out, there may be good in the doctor's discovery and not just for the former commander in chief. cnn's tom foreman covers that in this "american journey." >> reporter: in office and out, george w. bush has been regarded as many as the most fit president ever, mountain biking, running, swimming, golfing, weight lifting and laboring on his ranch. his annual physicals while in office found him in excellent health with no history of hypertension or diabetes and low to very low coronary artery disease risk. when physicians instert certificat inserted a stent, some people were sur viced. >> people should not assume that just because they exercise a lot they don't necessarily have a heart problem. >> reporter: he wrote a book on the impact of celeb pretty health issues called when illness goes public. when famous people face illness, this is the good that almost always follows. public awareness and action rises sharply. when former first lady betty ford disclosed she had breast
wrong in eight years of george bush? >> my producer just coughed up a hairball. >>sorry. >>just be grateful current tv doesn't come in "smell-o-vision" >> oh come on! the sweatshirt is nice and all, but i could use a golden lasso. (vo)only on current tv. >> did anyone tell the pilgrims they should self-deport? >> no, they said "make us a turkey and make it fast". >> (laughter). >> she gets the comedians laughing. >> that's the best! >> that's hilarious. >> ... and the thinkers thinking. >> okay, so there is wiggle room in the ten commandments is what you're telling me. >> she's joy behar. >> ya, i consider you jew-talian. >> okay, whatever you want. >> who plays kafka? >> who saw kafka? >> who ever saw kafka? >> (laughter). >> asking the tough questions. >> chris brown, i mean you wouldn't let one of your daughters go out with him. >> absolutely not. >> you would rather deal with ahmadinejad then me? >> absolutely! >> (singing) >> i take lipitor, thats it. >> are you improving your lips? >> (laughter). >> when she's talking, you never know where the conversation is going to go.
george w. bush was in office, i know a lot of people on the left made fun of him, but they should have. he took almost as much as four times off. >> the president took more vacation than any modern president. >> right. >> he made 77 trips just to his texas ranch, spending all or part of 490 days. i mean, so vacations are fine as long as they're in texas. >> right. and can i also say about martha's vineyard, because have i relatives that live there. anybody who wants to call it elitist is crazy because it's one of the few american vacation spots like summer colonies that has had a tradition of being diverse. black people have been going there for vacation since the 1800s. and i happen to like that our commander in chief is living a life as a leader and trying to lead by example and showing, hey, black people, white people, all kinds of people can vacation together. >> it is an eclectic place, but very much diverse. >> right. >> and to be fair, presidents work on vacations. >> of course they do. >> but i don't remember the right getting upset when this moment happened back in 2002. >> ok
well after his -- >> extent. stephanie: procedure. right. he called george bush to wish him with my as he recovers from his procedure for a blocked artery. they spoke on wednesday. >> good. stephanie: that was not a prank call. >> no, it was heartfelt. stephanie: exactly. kevin from d.c., you're on the "stephanie miller show." caller: good morning, stephanie. [ laughter ] caller: i went away from the t.v. for a moment and i was told that someone who shares my heritage was talking about certain things, and i don't know what to say. it made me laugh like hillary clinton. i did the ha ha ha laugh. stephanie: yes. caller: for the first time, i think in my nearly a decade with you guys, i'm speechless. >> are you saying that guy was a turkey? caller: yes. ok, if i can get my. stephanie: turkey? caller: selfishly, it's a good thing, not only considering he played the clips at the town hall and tea party monster is coming back to bite these people. if they've got to worry about being tea bagged at every little thing and elect a representative like the one that's been defeated, like the chr
a get well message to george w. bush emphasizing that there is an american president he gets along with, it's not barack obama. and the president also in describing the slouch, the bo bored-looking kid. that's not the way you would expect the president to describe another head of state. he did emphasize he's not going to boycott the olympics. he said it's really important for the athletes, they've trained. and he said the best message, because of that ban in russia on homosexuality is for gay and lesbian athletes to come home with the gold. >> i know he talked a little bit about the terror threat. we've been under overseas for the last several days. and i know there's late word now about those embassy and diplomatic closings. what have you heard? >> indeed the state department says that on sunday, they're going to reopen 18 of the 19 yemen, will remain closed, also closed will be lahore, the consulate in pakistan they closed last night overnight. so there's a reopening. they've obviously shored up the defenses of these diplomatic posts and they couldn't have kept them closed forever. >>
us now is 59 former assistant to george w. bush and angela, media matters as great about the potential the republican party would be pleased with something to put them into a tizzy is fun? >> but i ancestries the rnc and media matters partner and work together maybe did what the documentary on hillary because it will upstage obama that we did not elect hillary because we elected obama. lou: it does get complicated but not as complicated at the lexicon they're using. i have seen administrations tried to control the language that is a slight political correctness if you do that you control thought. >> this administration takes it to a level i have never seen. >> but they did is that if you tell the american people when they see a dock it is enough and they know the difference. [laughter] >> but they realize the war on terror continues whether osama bin wanted is dead does not mean al qaeda is dead be cleared out 20 embassies around the world to move this tax out by the way we cannot say evacuate. it was the orderly departure they know what is going on and they are getting t
for. george w. bush had done that i think he would've been, we would've been heard cries of impeachment. we had part of our immigration laws suspended by the president. there's just a variety of issues like that where he has gone outside. we have tension with our system, struggles between congress and the president. this one is very -- i think you'll see it continue. but there will be legal cases. >> i'm going to try to bounce around a little bit but again we will get to everybody. >> i was a little concerned to find that you were not in support of making the continuing resolution contingent upon removing what optional spending you move on obamacare. i feel very strongly. i speak from a point of view -- [applause] >> i think they do, too. >> this is not theoretical for me because two weeks ago today my husband and i paid in cash for our son to have major surgery. but, you know, what? that's the price i paid for the liberty of my children. i'm self-employed. i understand the consequent of that as i've limited options thanks our government on insurance. i understand that i
made his own point by sending a telegram, a get-well telegram to george w. bush in the last couple of days announcing that yesterday just to let everyone know there is an american president he really liked, it's w., not obama. >> andrea mitchell, thank you so much for staying with us at this hour. >> you bet. >> let's go back to pete williams. pete had brilliantly ill louis dated the first point he wanted to make and then i rudely dumped him. pete, what were you going to make as a second point? >> i would always yield to chuck and henry, martin. >> gracious of you. i wouldn't if i were you, pete. go ahead. >> the other thing this paper makes clear is the government's position on what has perhaps been one of the most controversial aspects about the government's phone surveillance program. and that is the law requires that the intelligence communities can't gather this evidence unless they can show that it's relevant to an investigation. and what critics have said is how can it be relevant to gather every phone number ever dialed in the u.s.? how can that possibly be relevant to an i
obama is going to martha's vineyard. george bush went to that stupid ranch for the entire month of august! what did republicans say? he works hard. he deserves a break. give me a -- get off my back. get off his back. >> as you alluded to -- >> congress, no. >> they doesn't deserve time with their families, bill? >> bill: not as much as they get. >> one winner of this week's massive powerball jackpot came forward yesterday in minnesota. paul white is a 45-year-old project engineer. his share, $86 million in cash before taxes so he'll take home just under $60 million after it is all said and done. he told the media -- >> bill: i saw $149. >> that's the annuitized value. the cash option is an $86 million. >> bill: only $60 some mill? >> after taxes. >> bill: i could go through that in a weekend. >> he told media -- first purchase will be an early 1990s acura that he's been eyeing on craigslist for a few months. [ laughter ] a car with about 12,000 miles on it. it is a sports car that's no longer made worth $30,000. that's what it costs. >> bill: you know what? go for it. >> it is l
dakota, republican collar. caller: do you know the reasoning kind why george bush wanted to -- behind why george bush wanted to sell our ports? host: i do not know you member this. i think he is referring to 2004, the dubai company wanted to buy a port in the united states. guest: i certainly remember that. guest: we believe in privatizing the ports here. i think in the full length of time i decided to keep the state owned. host: what does that mean? guest: the caller i believe was referring to when there was discussion here locally about actually selling the port to a foreign company. that came to a full halt. i thought that was the right thing at the time. you: what does this mean to that this is a state owned entity? guest: it is run and the public good. if it is privately own you have to maximize short-term profit. with government owned we can look at the long-term benefits to the commonwealth of virginia. that is why i am delighted that we do not sell it. we have to consider all of this. the fact that it is now still in control the commonwealth and use for the public good, that makes
model replaced the smaller model under george h.w. bush. today's air force one has 4,000 square feet floor space inside and can comfortably carry about 100 passengers and crew. it includes a medical suite that can function as an operating room. not to mention the latest in communications technology and emergency countermeasures in case of an attack. it wasn't always so fancy. the first plane to be designated air force one was a 121. just 116 feet long. it made headlines earlier this year after it was discovered rusting at an arizona airport. the owner of the plane which carried president eisenhower in the late '50s is trying to house it in a museum but so far no takers. hello. what's going on in abilene? eisenhower's successor president kennedy changed the plane to the more advanced long range 707. he had the design changed tore the now familiar blue and white. it was aboard that plane that lyndon johnson took the oath of office after president kennedy was assassinated. image after image, the backdrop to some of the most significant moments in history. for instance, carrying reagan t
george w. bush, democrats would be impeachment -- calls for impeachment. so the president's gotten a lot of leeway on this. but he's talking about it now because he's been forced to. >> i agree with that. only thing i want to add to this whole situation is when we talk about the things he didn't talk about which needs to be talked about is more whistle blower protection. we need to elevate that. i mean, that kid -- not snowden, but bradley manning. you know, i feel terrible for that guy. obviously he wasn't thinking clearly. he didn't do everything the right way, but you throw the book at the guy. you got him in horrible conditions. 90 years? >> but when you sign the confidential agreements, even if you don't like it there are other steps you can take without necessarily breaking the law. >> yeah. i don't feel terribly for him. >> i'll tell you why i do. the other people who have tried to be whistle blowers under obama's administration have gotten in trouble. i think it's up to us as a society to create a pathway for these whistle blowers. if there's a safe whistle blower program and you
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